October 17th, 2016
Convergence on a standard for the Lightning Network
Following Scaling Bitcoin Milan, members of the Lightning Network community including ACINQ and prominent Bitcoin companies produced a general outline for agreement on the Lightning Network protocol scope and specification.
This meeting is an important milestone and a culmination of one year of efforts and experimentations by the participants. It paves the way for a first release of the Lightning Network in the coming months.Download the press release